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The Luo
The Obamas are members of the Luo, Kenya's third-largest ethnic group, which is part of a larger family of ethnic groups, collectively also known as Luo.  This group belongs to the Eastern Sudanic branch of the Nilo-Saharan phylum.  The Obama family is largely concentrated in the western province of Nyanza.

The Obamas Of Kenya

Obama traveled to Kenya to meet the family, for the first time, in 1986.

Obama's 40-year-old cousin Said Hussein Obama commented, "My cousin found it difficult when he came here to learn of his six half-brothers and sisters were born to four different mothers.



Obama's left hand is on the shoulder of Kezia, Obama Sr.'s first wife, who said, "The first time I met Barack Jr. was when he came to Kenya in 1985.  He was so much like his father, his looks, his voice, everything.  It was like seeing my husband all over again."
 

In addition to Obama's half-sister, Auma (Obama's right hand), Kezia has three sons by Barack Sr.  Her two youngest, Bernard and Abo, live in Nairobi. They are all Muslims.

Thereís been a gag order on the Obama's of Kenya.  Kezia canít remember who she married when, and who are her kidsí daddies.  Sarah canít remember where she was during her grandchildrenís births and mixes up her male offspring.  Obama Sr. canít remember where and when he travelled, nor could he keep up with his conquests at every port.  Obama canít open his mouth without lying.  I dunno, but Obama has many of Sr.ís family traits.

BUT when it came to the matter of the inheritance of the small estate of Barak Hussein Obama Onyango, the line of descent was CLEARLY understood.

IT WAS MARK, the son of Barak and Ruth who inherited.  NOT the children of Kezia.  Now, why might that be?

Mama Sarah

Obama's grandmother -- who isn't his grandmother -- and who is described in this fawning report as "the famous woman from Nyangíoma Kogelo Village of Siaya District" -- made an appearance at the U. S. Independence Day celebrations, held at the U. S. ambassadors residence in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sarah Obama was the second wife of the candidate's late grandfather, so she is not his biological grandmother.  But Auma Obama, Obama's half-sister, said: "By our definition, in our culture, she is his grandmother." -- it's that "it takes a village" thing -- necessitated by the fact that these Kenyan Muslim men have many, many wives.

"Itís quite a surprise.  I couldnít in my wildest imagination think that Obamaís grandmother (she's not his grandmother) would be here.  I did not expect it at all.  I have to at least say hi to her," one person was overheard saying.

And as she mingled freely with many dignitaries, who included Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, Mama Obama, who was with her grand-daughter, Dr Auma Obama, engaged her new found friends in hearty conversations.



Phony grandma --"celebrity"


She clearly stole the show.  Many could not resist either posing for a photo with her, or taking her pictures, with the hope that in the next few months, they would brag to others that they once were with the US Presidentís grandmother! (she's really not his grandmother!)

This was the first time Mama Sarah, who embraced the Obama family tradition, first saying she was a Muslim and then saying she was a Christian, attended an official function and going by the look of things, she is definitely going places (yeah, to the White House).

 

Sarah and other members of the family, performed Hajj in 2010 as guests of the King. Prince Mamdouh Bin Abdul Aziz held a banquet for the family at his palace in Jeddah recently.

 

So much for that Christian stuff.  Just some of that Muslim al-taqqiya.

Mama Sarah Gets Solar

    

You will notice that it is Greenpeace that is installing the solar panels on "Mama Sarah's" home.
   

Her "powerful" grandson has never lifted a finger or written a check to help his step-grandmother.

     

If it was up to her disgraceful grandson, Barack Obama, she would still be living in the dark.

     

Maybe he's angry at her for saying she was in the delivery room in Mombasa, Kenya, when he was born?
   

But this isn't not the first time Obama has displayed his parsimonious nature to what Michelle Obama says is his "home country" at the 42-second mark in this video.

    

In August 2006, Barack Obama went to his father's village and pledged to assist a school named in his honor.

At that historic homecoming in August 2006 Obama was greeted as a hero with thousands lining the dirt streets of Kogelo. He visited the Senator Obama Secondary School built on land donated by his paternal grandfather. After addressing the pupils, a third of whom are orphans, and dancing with them as they sang songs in his honor, he was shown a school with four dilapidated classrooms that lacked even basic resources such as water, sanitation and electricity.
    

He told the assembled press, local politicians (who included his cousin and current Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga), and students: "Hopefully I can provide some assistance in the future to this school and all that it can be." He then turned to the school's principal, Yuanita Obiero, and assured her and her teachers: "I know you are working very hard and struggling to bring up this school, but I have said I will assist the school and I will do so."
    

Obiero says that although Obama did not explicitly use the word "financial" to qualify the nature of the assistance he was offering, "there was no doubt among us [teachers] that is what he meant. We interpreted his words as meaning he would help fund the school, either personally or by raising sponsors or both, in order to give our school desperately-needed modern facilities and a facelift." She added that 10 of the school's 144 pupils are Obama's relatives. Obiero was not the only one to think that the US Senator from Illinois, who had recently acquired a $1.65 million house in Chicago, would cough up. Obama's own grandmother Sarah confidently told reporters before his visit: "When he comes down here, he will change the face of the school and, believe me, our poverty in Kogelo will be a thing of the past."
    

But the Evening Standard has heard that the promises he made to help the school as well as a local orphanage appear to have been empty.
     

They never got a dime from Obama -- who has no problem taking your money and giving it to America's unions, anti-American organizations and the professionally unemployed -- in the name of "fairness."

We're Movin' On Up
Mama Sarah Obama has started her journey to the US to witness the swearing-in of her grandson Barack Obama as the 44th American President.

And she is not travelling empty-handed.  As a grandmother, she is carrying special gifts for her grandson -- a Luo traditional three-legged stool, a flywhisk and a shield, which are symbols of leadership.  "I wanted to give him a spear too, but I have been told that due to security reasons, I will not be allowed to board a plane with it," Mama Sarah told The Standard.

"I know Barack will be very happy to see me.  My presence will mean a lot to him," she added.

Especially if she continues to publicly assert she was in the delivery room when Obama was born in Kenya.

An Orphan That Passed Through My Hands

On Monday, May 5, 2010, Mama Sarah Obama received an honorary doctorate from the Great Lakes University of Kisumu.  Officially they say she received the Ph.D. because of the help she gave to orphans and widows in her village of Kogelo, Kenya.  During her acceptance, Sarah Obama appealed to the public, saying she believes they, too, should help vulnerable people in their society.

Included in her words of thanks, Sarah Obama made the following statement:
    

"This is a show of blessing from God, since I have always dedicated my time to tend to the orphans. Even the US president passed through my hands."

    
The statement could be interpreted in more than one way.  For example, is she telling us Barack Obama was actually an orphan whom she tended, or does she mean he passed through her hands at the moment of his birth, or could she be referring to something else?  What do you think she meant?

I'm tellin' you -- nobody knows anything about this guy -- every day it's a new mystery.  I've said it before, the more I learn about this guy, the less I know about him.
More Movin' On Up
A new wave of excitement has gripped Kogelo village in Siaya District as relatives of the US President-elect Barack Obama prepare to fly to America for his historic inauguration as Americaís 44th President.

Kogelo is alive once more, two months after the exhilaration that greeted his election as Americaís first black president and the just concluded Christmas and New Year festivities.

The President-electís grandmother, Sarah Obama, is set to lead the delegation to US and was in Nairobi just before Christmas.  Sources say the US embassy has already given her a travel visa.

Initial reports that Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Obama's cousin, would lead the Kenyan delegation were refuted by an official in the PMís office.  He said Raila would travel to the US in February.

The Standard On Saturday learnt that the team comprising the presidentĖelectís relatives in Kenya will travel 10 days before the historic ceremony on 20th this month.  Reports that Obama had personally paid for the airfare could not be confirmed.

The president-electís half-brother, Malik, said yesterday he would be part of the team that will jet to the US.  "Of course I will be there but I will give you more details later," he said from Siaya town.  Malik said the Obama family in Kenya is eager to see him being installed as the most powerful man in the world.

Besides the Obama family, several other prominent personalities, including musicians and politicians, from Nyanza Province were preparing to travel to Washington DC for the big occasion.

Most of those travelling are believed to have received invitation as well as sponsorship from friends living in the US or institutions in that country.
Uncle Sayid
Obama's uncle, Sayid/Saeed/Said, son of Mama Sarah and half-brother to Senior, is the chairman of a petroleum company in Kenya.
    
    
The press only tells you about Republicans, like the Bushes and Cheney, having anything to do with the oil business.  But no, poor little Barackís uncle chairs a petroleum company.

Odd, while Obama is busy killing our domestic oil industry, people like Obama's uncle are making deals and making money.
Cousin Odinga
Raila Odinga, who is Obama's first cousin, has, in his own words, a "close personal friendship" with Obama.  When Obama went to Kenya in August of 2006, he was hosted by Raila and spoke in praise of him at several rallies in Nairobi.  Obamaís bias for his fellow Luo was so blatant that a Kenya government spokesman denounced Obama during his visit as Railaís "stooge."

At the University of Nairobi, Obama offered more pointed criticism, something he's done almost every day since arriving last week.  After remaining largely silent, the government of President Mwai Kibaki is beginning to respond, suggesting that Obama may have fallen under the spell of opposition leader Raila Odinga, Obama's cousin.  Odinga is the son of Seniorís sister, a direct first cousin and nephew of Obama's father.

A potential presidential candidate himself, Odinga's been at Obama's elbow here fairly often.  "Sen. Obama has to look at critically about where he's receiving his advice from," said government spokesman Dr. Alfred Mutua. "Just because somebody, somewhere wants to run for president and is using Sen. Obama as his stooge, as his puppet to be able to get to where he wants to get to."
 


Obama and Odinga share the same Luo heritage and history and has made it possible for them to share the same spotlight at this defining moment in Kenyan and American histories about hope and fear.

On December 27th, 2007, when Raila Odinga lost the presidential election to Mwai Kibaki, he claimed the vote was rigged, whereupon his tribal followers went on murderous rampages, such as in the town of Eldoret, where on New Years Day dozens of Christians were burned to death in a church set on fire.  Throughout Kenya, hundreds of people have been politically murdered in the last few days.

Islam had picked Raila to win.

The Evangelical Alliance of Kenya has posted on its website a photograph copy of a Memorandum of Understanding, dated and signed on August 29, 2007, between Raila Odinga and Shiekh Abdullah Abdi, chairman of the National Muslim Leaders Forum of Kenya.

Here is a summary on the agreement which was signed:

* It pledges the support of Kenyan Moslems for Railaís election.  In return, as President of Kenya, Raila agrees to 14 actions, listed a) through n) on page two.

* Within 6 months re-write the Constitution of Kenya to recognize Shariah as the only true law sanctioned by the Holy Quran for Muslim declared regions.

* Within one year facilitate the establishment of a Shariah court in every Kenyan divisional headquarters.  [Note: everywhere in Kenya, not just in "Muslim declared regions."]

* Popularize Islam, the only true religionÖ by ordering every primary school in Kenya in the regions to conduct daily Madrassa classes.

* Impose a total ban on open-air gospel crusades by worshippers of the crossÖ

* Outlaw gospel programsÖ on KBC, the National Broadcaster.

* Impose a total ban on the public consumption of alcoholic beveragesÖ

* Impose an immediate ban on womenís public dressing styles that are considered immoral and offensive to the Muslim faithÖ

Obama's involvement in Kenyan politics, whether tribal or religious, is bothersome.

Especially if it is both.

Then, On January 2nd, 2008, in classic Marxist tradition, Odinga, accused President Mwai Kibaki of stealing the Dec. 27 election, and rallied his Luo followers in western Kenya, demanding a new election.

Kibaki "must step down or there must be a re-election -- in this I will not be compromised.  You cannot steal my cow, and I catch you red-handed, and then expect me to share the milk because the cow is mine."

More than 1,000 people, mostly Kikuyu Christians, have been killed and 300,000 forced from their homes by Odinga's followers.

Step Mother Kezia
Kezia is now a 67-year-old grandmother, she more than anyone understands the astonishing nature of Barack's success -- and the vastness of the journey that has been made in the space of one generation.

She was married to his father, Barack Sr., who would go on to marry two more women -- Barack Jr.'s mother Ann Dunham, and an American teacher called Ruth.  But it was Kezia who remained his one true love and to whom he always returned.  Strangely, Kezia and Ann became great friends, writing to each other often.


 

Kezia said, "I'm very proud that he wants to include us in his life. As a family, we are very friendly, very close.  "The family are still very important to him. That would make Barack Sr. very happy.  "We have seen each other many times since that first visit, in the US, in Kenya and in England. I was very fond of Barack Jr.'s mother, Ann. "She came to Kenya after Barack Sr. died and she and I became great friends. She was like a sister to me."

Since then, the Obamas have formed an extraordinary bond -- despite their fractured family history and the vast cultural and geographic differences.

As well as Auma, Kezia has three sons by Barack Sr. Her two youngest, Bernard and Abo, live in Nairobi.  Bernard sells mechanical parts while Abo runs an international telephone shop.

Sister Auma
George Orido says Dr. Auma Obamaís is telling her own story in a new autobiography, surprisingly offered in German, Das Leben Kommt Immer Dazwischen -- Stationen einer Reise (Life Always Comes in Between Stations of a Journey). In early March, 2011, Auma read excerpts from her book to a packed audience at the German School in Nairobi.
    
    
For instance, she disputes the notion that her Harvard-educated father was polygamist at any stage of his life (which confirms the position that Senior and Stanley Ann Dunham were never married).

"While my father had a number of wives in his life, there was only one at any one time," Auma explains, adding that while her younger brother Barack grew up in the US and Indonesia, her childhood was in Kenya where their father was born. The two siblings met for the first time in the 1980s. In the years that followed, they travelled together through Kenya, exploring their family history.

But why write the autobiography in German, and not English, the language thatís at least spoken in Kenya and the US, where it would generate most interest?

"After my A-Levels exams at the Kenya High School, I landed a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, where I lived for 16 years," Auma explains, pointing out that she got immersed in German culture. "Since most of my life experiences were in Germany I expressed those recollections better in Germany," says Auma. While many publishers approached her for her story, she says, they were mainly interested in Barack Obamaís story.

Auma details her culture shock in Germany, such as when her host family stepped out of their bedrooms in various degrees of undress. But the most shocking was the family patriarch joining the children wearing nothing, with a roll of bhang (cannabis AKA marijuana) in hand, smoking casually.

Karin Haggmark a teacher at the German School and who hosted the reading session appreciated Aumaís accounts and sees the book as a mirror for the Germans on their values and norms. She singles out Aumaís frustrating encounter with the admission clerks at her first university. After reporting and completing the paperwork, Auma expected to be given a key to her dormitory, as is the practice in Kenya. To her disappointment the clerk was uninterested and of no help. This is because while in Kenya academic admission guaranteed accommodation automatically in Germany, the two were mutually exclusive events. One had to seek accommodation elsewhere.

After graduating, Auma proceeded to study film production at the German Film and TV Academy in Berlin and later pursued graduate studies at the University of Bayreuth (Germany), which awarded her a doctorate in 1996.

Finally, love took her to England, where her daughter was born, but life in Europe was a constant challenge, and her longing for her homeland grew.

She travelled several times to the USA following the rise of her half-brother, and returned to Kenya in 2007.

She is the senior advisor at CARE International in Nairobi, where she works with young people in the slums of Huruma, Kariobangi, Kibera and Mathare, guiding them to become confident enough to take control of their own futures.

Auma lives with her daughter and partner in Nairobi.
Brother Abongo
Obamaís family connections to Islam would endure, however. For example, his brother Malik, also known as  Roy opted for Islam over Christianity, as Obama recounted when describing his 1992 wedding.

"The person who made me proudest of all," Obama wrote, "was Roy.  Actually, now we call him Abongo, his Luo name, for two years ago he decided to reassert his African heritage.  He converted to Islam, and has sworn off pork and tobacco and alcohol."

Abongo "Roy" Obama is a Luo activist and a militant Muslim who argues that the black man must "liberate himself from the poisoning influences of European culture."  He urges his younger brother to embrace his African heritage.

"Abongoís new lifestyle has left him lean and clear-eyed, and at the wedding, he looked so dignified in his black African gown with white trim and matching cap that some of our guests mistook him for my father," Obama wrote in Dreams From My Father.

Abongo studied at a madrassa in Nairobi before moving to the United States where he is an accountant.

When Barack Obama first met him during a visit to Kenya in 1987, his half-brother Abo Obama was visibly disappointed that the portable tape recorder his Chicago relative brought him as a gift wasn't a Sony.

"I nodded at him, trying not to get angry," Barack Obama wrote in Dreams From My Father.

The future presidential hopeful wrote that he noticed something in his half-brother's eyes -- "something that reminded me of young men back in Chicago.  An element of guardedness, perhaps, and calculation.  The look of someone who realizes early in life that he has been wronged."

Abu is the guy on the right, in the argyle sweater, in the family portrait (above).
Brother Bernard
The Sun was the first newspaper to track down and speak to Bernard Obama, 37, living in a Bracknell council house.  He could soon be dining with his brother, Barack, at the White House.  Bernard, a Muslim, said, "Iím very proud of my big brother."

Muslim Bernard is staying with his bingo-loving mum Kezia, 67, who has lived in the Berkshire new town for six years.



Bernard converted to Islam 18 years ago.  The father of one said, "Iím a Muslim, I donít deny it.  My father was raised a Muslim."

Bernard leads a quiet life, running a car parts firm in Nairobi, Kenya, but he is a regular visitor to the UK to visit Elvis fan Kezia.

Bernard smiled when he spoke of his famous half-brother. He said:

"I was around 17 when I first met Barack."

"He was visiting Kenya and it was obvious from the way he spoke and his charisma that he was going to be a success."

"He is charming, very good company and very charismatic."

"Iíve met him since with his wife Michelle in Kenya. Sheís very nice, a very strong and intelligent person.  I donít think we will see him on this visit to Britain.  Itís official business and heíll be very busy."

Bernard is remaining with Kezia for the next month as she recuperates from illness.

Brother David
The deceased David Obama is a brother of Mark Ndesandjo.  Both Mark and David are the sons of Ruth and Obama Sr., and half-brothers of Obama.   When she remarried the boys took their step-fatherís name but when David became a teen he rebelled against his motherís American ways and renamed himself David Obama.
    
    
He eventually ran away from home and was found wandering the streets of Nairobi by Roy aka Abongo Malik.  Roy took him in and one night the two went out on Royís motorcycle, ending up in a bar.  Roy got into a fight at the bar and was arrested.  He gave David the keys to his motorcycle before he was taken to jail.  David, having been drinking as well, got into a crash on Royís motorcycle and died as a result.

There have been bad feelings between Ruthís and Keziaís families ever since.  By all indications David was born in 1968-1969 and died in 1986-1987 before Barack visited Kenya.
Brother George
The Italian edition of Vanity Fair said that it had found George Hussein Onyango Obama living in a hut in a ramshackle town of Huruma on the outskirts of Nairobi.  Georgeís mother, Jael (or something similar) was a woman Obama Sr. hooked up with after his divorce from Ruth, stories say he planned on marrying her before he died in a car accident.  Jael now lives in Atlanta, GA.

George Obama, 26, the youngest of the presidential candidate's half-brothers, spoke for the first time about his life, which could not be more different than that of the Democratic contender.

"No-one knows who I am," he told the magazine, before claiming: "I live here on less than a dollar a month."



According to Italy's Vanity Fair his two meter by three meter shack is decorated with football posters of the Italian football giants AC Milan and Inter, as well as a calendar showing exotic beaches of the world.

Vanity Fair also noted that he had a front page newspaper picture of his famous brother -- born of the same father as him, Barack Hussein Obama, but to a different mother, named only as Jael.

He told the magazine: "I live like a recluse, no-one knows I exist."

Related:  the Evening Standard recently revealed the fact that Obama also failed to honor the pledges of assistance that he made to a school in his father's village, named in his honor, when he visited here amid great fanfare two years ago.

Also related:  according to Obamaís tax returns from 2000-2006, in all but the two most recent years reported, the Obamas gave around 1% or less of their income to charity. Their contributions increased in 2005 and 2006 to 4.7% and 6.1% respectively -- illuminating video.

Obama frequently mentions his relatives in Kenya when he needs the political relationship, but this millionaire hasn't done a damned thing to help them.  He won't go into his pocket.

But he'll tax Americans into the next century in order to send them our tax money, while he keeps his book-millions safe in a tax-exempt trust.

Obama is tight with his and loose with yours.

Jael, George's mother, is a new name.  Perhaps the mistress mentioned on the Family page.

It was only a matter of time: A website has been created to provide donations to Obama's half brother [see next item], who lives on $12 a year in a shack in Kenya.  Called "Help Obama's Brother", the site draws attention to George Hussein Onyango Obama, living in a hut in the "tough" town of Huruma on the outskirts of Nairobi. 

"If Barack Obama won't send his brother a few bucks for rent, we can step up and help a brother out," headlines the site.

 

Related: Obama's slumdog brother

More On George
This is a follow-up about the guy living in Third World poverty and his half-brother, who is the leading candidate to become the next president of the United States.

Heís in his twenties.  He lives in a slum in a hut.  He wants to become a mechanic but doesnít have the money.  He reports that he gets by on a dollar a month.  He met Barack Obama in 2006 for a few minutes and said it was like talking to a "total stranger."  He said when people notice he has the same name as Barack Obama, he denies they are related because he is "ashamed."  The Democratic presidential candidate, who made $4 million last year, hasnít lifted a finger to help his half-brother.

Dinesh D'Souza's modest campaign to assist George Obama has been progressing nicely.  So far D'Souza has received more than $1,000 in small contributions.  With his kickoff contribution of $1,000, that's upwards of $2,000 for George Obama.

The poverty line in Kenya, according to United Nations estimates, is around $100 a year.  By this measure, D'Souza's little fund has provided for George for 20 years.  Alternatively, George can move out of his 6 foot-by-10-foot hut and into a more comfortable dwelling.  He can also get the training he needs to become a mechanic.

A reporter for "The Nation" asked D'Souza, "Are you doing this to embarrass Barack Obama?"  To which D'Souza answered, "Absolutely.  He deserves to be embarrassed."

Read the whole thing here . . .

Related:  Obama's half-brother arrested on charge of marijuana possession -- looks like D'Souza's first check has arrived.

Obama won't go into his pocket for family, but will go into yours via the "Global Poverty Act."

The bill, sponsored by Obama, would result in the imposition of a $845 billion global tax on the United States. The bill makes levels of U.S. foreign aid spending subservient to the dictates of the United Nations.

Obama is all about income redistribution -- at home and abroad -- a true Marxist.
Brother Malik

     


Born in Kenya, on March 15, 1958, Abongo Malik "Roy" Obama was the first child born to Barack Obama Sr.

The son of Kezia, Obama Sr.'s first wife, Abongo Malik "Roy" Obama was only 18 months old when Barack Obama Sr. arrived in New York on a BOAC flight on Aug. 8, 1959, in transit from Kenya to begin his undergraduate studies at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.

Having abandoned Kezia in Kenya, Obama Sr. subsequently married Stanley Ann Dunham, Barack Obama Jr.'s mother, while in Honolulu.

In September 1962, Obama Sr. abandoned Stanley Ann Dunham and his second son, Barack Obama Jr., as he headed for Cambridge, Mass., to begin graduate studies in economics at Harvard University.

Barack Obama Sr., on Aug. 17, 1962, in filling an Immigration and Naturalization form requesting to extend his temporary stay in the United States, listed Roy Obama as his only child, neglecting to list Stanley Ann Dunham as his wife or Barack Obama, Jr. as his son.

Abongo Malik "Roy" Obama is a major character in Obamaís autobiography, "Dreams from My Father."

A key passage in the autobiography concerns Obama's reaction to his half-brother when Roy joins Barack to be the best man at his wedding to Michelle.

Noting that Roy had converted from Christianity to Islam, Obama wrote on page 441 that Roy had "sworn off pork and tobacco and alcohol."

Obama continued: "Abongo's new lifestyle has left him lean and clear-eyed, and at the wedding, he looked so dignified in his black African gown with white trim and matching cap that some of our guess mistook him for my father."

Pointedly, Obama observed that Roy was "prone to make lengthy pronouncements on the need for the black man to liberate himself from the Ö influences of European culture."

Early in 2011, Roy Obama caused a scandal in Kenya when at 52 years old he took as his third wife a 19-year-old girl.

According to "The Voice," an African news magazine in the Netherlands, Obama claimed that he is legally married to the woman and that the mother of the teenager had given her permission.

The mother, however, told the news magazine that here daughter abandoned her "to live with a man old enough to be her father."

He has a valid Social Security number, issued in Washington, D.C., between 1985 and 1987, and associated with both the names "Roy Obama" and "Abongo Malik Obama," names that he appears to use interchangeably in the U.S.

A private investigative report shows that Roy Obama has been identified since 1988 with 22 different rental addresses in the Washington, D.C., area, including addresses in Prince Georges County and Montgomery County, Md.

According to a recent report in the Los Angeles Times, Roy Obama, a frequent traveler between the U.S. and Kenya, has declared himself to be the "president" of Kyangoma-Koeglo, the family's ancestral village in Kenya.
   

In October 2010, The Daily Mail (UK) reported that in Kenya the polygamist half-brother of Barack Obama has married a woman who is more than 30 years his junior.  Although having two other wives, Malik Obama, 52, wed 19-year-old Sheila Anyango despite protests from the girl's family.

Malik's new mother-in-law Mary Aoko Ouma says she is furious her daughter quit school to get married to the much older man.  She says her daughter tried to marry Malik Obama two years ago, but she wouldn't give her permission to the nuptials.

 

Related:  Another Obama Hustle

Obama's brother has THREE wives!  Where's the National Organization of Women?

This guy was at the inauguration, along with the rest of the Obamas of Kenya -- you paid for that too!

Brother Mark
Obamaís half-brother, Mark, has been helping to promote cheap Chinese exports in a low-profile business career while the Democratic senator has been winning worldwide fame in his race for the White House.

He has gone to extraordinary lengths to avoid public attention and his family links remain unknown to most of his acquaintances in Shenzhen, a border boomtown in southern China where he has lived since 2002.

Mark Ndesandjo is the son of Barack Obama Sr. and his third wife, an American woman named Ruth Nidesand who runs the up-market Maduri kindergarten in Nairobi.

Obama, however, refers to him simply as "my brother" and says he was the only uncontested heir after their father, a Kenyan, died in a car crash in 1982.


  
Mark's internet-based company, Worldnexus Ltd., provides corporate communications and website design to Chinese firms seeking customers in English-speaking markets, of which the United States is the biggest.

Worldnexus is not registered to conduct business in Shenzhen and officials at the cityís commercial administration bureau said this raised potential issues of taxation and compliance with the law by its customers.

Ndesandjo, who had an elite education in the United States, collecting a degree from Brown University, a masters in physics from Stanford and an MBA from Emory, did not share Obamaís emotional view of his roots.

Obama painted a disappointed picture of his half-brother in his 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Father, in which he celebrated his own return to Kenya and rediscovery of his African inheritance.

At a rather tense lunch, Obama quoted "Mark" -- his family name is never given away in the book -- as saying Kenya was "just another poor African country" to which he felt little attachment.

Mark added: "thereís not much work for a physicist, is there, in a country where the average person doesnít have a telephone."

According to Obamaís account, Mark looked him in the eye and said: "You think that somehow Iím cut off from my roots, that sort of thing.  Well, youíre right."

"At a certain point I made the decision not to think about who my real father was.  He was dead to me even when he was still alive.  I knew that he was a drunk and showed no concern for his wife and children.  Thatís enough."

Barack Obama senior fathered eight children by four different women.

Obama has described Mark as "a black man of my height and complexion with a bush Afro and horn-rimmed glasses" who was studying physics at Berkeley during Obama's 1987 visit.

Obama wrote that Mark didnít want to ask himself a lot of questions about the meaning of racial identity, dismissing the idea with the words: "lifeís hard enough without all that excess baggage."

Asked last week whether he was quoted accurately in the book, Ndesandjo did not respond.

Obama wrote that on parting, "we exchanged addresses and promised to write, with a dishonesty that made my heart ache."

Two decades after that encounter, the extended and complex Obama family is bound to come under further scrutiny as the US election enters its final months after the Democratic and Republican party conventions.

"That not enough has been written about his family is strange," wrote columnist Roger Cohen in the New York Times last March, "If nominated, Obamaís family baggage will be pored over."

Brother David
Ruth's other son, David, supposedly died (cough) in 1987 right before little Barry went to Kenya and freaked out the village neighbor thinking he was David. 

So, did David not have a legal claim to Senior's assets nor did he pursue it?
Brother Samson
BBC News reports that Barack Obama's half-brother was denied entry to the UK after being accused of a serious crime on an earlier visit, the Home Office has confirmed.

Samson Obama, who lives in Kenya, was on his way to the US presidential inauguration in January when he was stopped at East Midlands Airport. According to the News of the World, fingerprint tests linked him to an alleged sex attack on a British girl. He was questioned but not charged over the incident in Berkshire, it added.
    
     
A Home Office spokesman said Samson Obama was denied a visa after immigration officers noticed one of his documents was false. That led them to further inquiries.

Samson Obama, who runs a mobile phone shop outside Nairobi, had been planning to make a short break in the UK on his way to Washington. He eventually took a connecting flight to the US without formally entering the UK.

A UK Border Agency spokesman said in general, Britain would oppose the entry of individuals where their presence was "not conducive to the public good".

Samson Obama is one of several half-siblings of the US president.     
Uncle Omar
Uncle Omar, who is described in Obama's book, is also living in Boston.  He was recently beaten by armed robbers with a "sawed-off rifle" while working in a corner shop in the Dorchester area of the city.  He was later evicted from his one-bedroom flat for failing to pay $2,324.20 (£1,488) arrears, according to the Boston Housing Court.

Uncle Omar is better known as uncle Onyango.  Norman Miller is reporting that a Framingham (Mass) man illegally in the country from Kenya was drunk when he nearly ran his sport utility vehicle into a police car Wednesday night on Waverly Street, police said.

After the near crash, Onyango Obama, 67, told Officer Val Krishtal that Krishtal should have yielded to his Mitsubishi SUV, according to a report filed yesterday in Framingham District Court.

Framingham (Mass.) Public Information Officer Lieutenant Delaney told the Washington Times that when Onyango Obama was asked at booking if he wanted to make a telephone call to arrange for bail, the Kenyan immigrant replied:

"I think I will call the White House."

Details here . . .

Click here for the further adventures of "Uncle Omar" -- AKA "Onyango"
Brother In-Law Ian Manners
Ian Manners, Barackís former brother-in-law, divorced from Barackís sister Auma, is writing a book about his in-laws.

Barack attended Ianís 1996 wedding to Auma and famously ran out of a pub in Wokingham, Berks, during Ianís stag bash when a raunchy dancer took to the stage.

Businessman Ian said: "We were having a few drinks, then a stripper dressed as a St. Trinianís schoolgirl appeared.

"She was no Miss World and it was the last thing I wanted.  As soon as Barack saw what was about to happen he made a hasty retreat.

"He was in politics already and left the pub immediately."

Ian added: "I played a couple of rounds of golf with him in 1997.

"We had to go to a municipal course because golf clubs wouldn't have been keen on a black man playing on their course back then."

"He is very competitive and beat me both times.  It was obvious Barack was going to get to the top."

Bernard agreed, saying: "Barack is going to win the election, definitely, and I want to be in the US for his inauguration.

"He will be a breath of fresh air for the world."
Jael
So far, Jael is a mystery woman.  She is only mentioned as the mother of Obama's half-brother, George.

Jael, was Senior's mistress.  Obama Sr. hooked up with her after his divorce from Ruth.  Stories say he planned on marrying her before he died in a car accident. 

Jael now lives in Atlanta, GA.
The Lost Tribe Of Barack Obama
Of course, stuff like this only adds more confusion to the question, "Who are you?  -- 8,000 Beduins stake their claim as the lost tribe of Barack Obama (video)

A sheikh in Galilee says he has evidence that he and his family are linked by blood to Obama, who has a host of relatives in exotic locations from Hawaii, Kenya and China and even an aunt living in Boston (she's in Cleveland now).

Now Barack Obama is being claimed by not one but as many as 8,000 Beduin tribesmen in northern Israel.

Although the spokesman for the lost tribe of Obama has yet to reveal the documentary evidence that he says he possesses to support his claim, people are flocking from across the region to pay their respects to the "Beduin Obama", whose social standing has gone through the roof.

"We knew about it years ago but we were afraid to talk about it because we didnít want to influence the election," Abdul Rahman Sheikh Abdullah, a 53-year-old local council member, told The Times in the small Beduin village of Bir al-Maksour in the Israeli region of Galilee.  "We wrote a letter to him explaining the family connection."

It was his 95-year-old mother who first spotted the connection, he says.  Seeing the charismatic senator on television, she noted a striking resemblance to one of the African migrant workers who used to be employed by rich sheikhs in the fertile north of British Mandate Palestine in the 1930s.

The Africans would sometimes marry local Beduin girls and start families, though, like many migrant workers, would just as frequently return home after several years.

One of those men was a relative of Barack Obamaís Kenyan grandmother, Sheikh Abdullah maintains.

Sheikh Abdullah swears that he has papers and pictures to back up his claim but has promised his mother not to divulge them until he has presented them to Mr Obama.

Take with a grain of salt, but one more reason for Obama to put his bona fides on the table.
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